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Shipyards us to get our materials lined up,” Roberts explained. “We “We call ourselves a also take an extra step of doing a survey of the boat prior three-legged stool, and to arrival to identify any potential growth work. And then, years ago we added a given that we have such a strong relationship with Golden fourth leg. Our yacht

Gate, we typically order material—aluminum, bearings, business is one leg of whatever it may be—and keep it in inventory. At the end the stool, commercial of the day, it’s a collaborative effort with your customer to is another leg, navy make sure that the scope is well de? ned and the material is repair is another and procured as early as possible.” new construction is the

MGBW has been keeping busy, thanks in part to its reputation for a job well done—and completed on time. fourth. It’s really hard

Its yacht business has been strong, with two recent mul- to fall over when you timillion-dollar re? t awards, and the company seems to have four legs.” almost always be servicing a vessel from the Golden Gate - Todd Roberts,

Ferry ? eet.

president, MGBW

MGBW’s 665-ton mobile travelift is a key business driver.

It’s also the most environmentally friendly of its kind in the world with a

CARB Tier 4 engine.

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